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Hahnville rolls, Destrehan streak ends

The Hahnville Tigers cruised to another monster win on Friday, while the Destrehan Wildcats saw their 30-game win streak snapped with a 31-21 loss to Thibodaux.Read More...
September 11, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Car dealers are saving clunkers

Nearly 700,000 vehicles were traded in as part of the government’s $3 billion Cash for Clunkers program, but in the surrounding area, many of those clunkers are still sitting at dealerships, according to Clint Jacob, from Boutte-based Jake’s Towing.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 12:50 pm
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Young adults missing from planning study

Although the results of St. Charles Parish’s Community Vision Forums won’t be tallied for another week, officials can say that there’s one age group they’re still trying to reach.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:12 am
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Man that led officers on high-speed chase gets 18 years

A New Orleans man that led police on a high-speed chase in St. Charles Parish before more than 4,000 ecstasy tabs were found in his home was sentenced to 18 years in prison, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:09 am
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Man arrested for fondling himself in parking lot

A 22-year-old man was arrested for fondling himself in front of a 16-year-old girl in the parking lot of Winn-Dixie after her mother went inside the store to buy bread.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:07 am
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Harry Hurst teacher gets ‘animated’ for environment

When Harry Hurst science teacher Barry Guillot talks about the Wetland Watchers, he usually gets pretty animated, but it’s hard to imagine he ever envisioned himself as a cartoon in a book about environmental heroes.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 10:06 am
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Flu report: most cases seen at health center are children

Within the last month, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of patients - especially children - treated for flu-like symptoms at the St. Charles Community Health Center, says medical director Kevin Joseph.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Performing for Queen just one of many highlights for Luling musician

Luling bass player Tony Gullage has played on stages in France, Italy, Spain, Norway and Brazil, even putting in a performance for the Queen of England herself. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:21 am
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Obama's educational pep talk will air in schools Tuesday

President Barack Obama's plans for a televised back-to-school address to students on Tuesday are drawing concern from local parents who are unsure of the president's intentions.Read More...
September 04, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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1,000 miss school

School nurses across St. Charles Parish are closely monitoring students for flu-like symptoms in an effort to prevent the transmission of what many school officials are calling an “unseasonal outbreak.”Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Foxy Lady shutting doors after 35 years

After 35 years, a St. Charles Parish fixture will soon close doors at both of its locations after its owners have decided that it’s time to retire.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Judge: Toups’ sentence reduced to spare victims

Former Destrehan High School band teacher Byron Toups, 40, will serve six months in prison and six months of home incarceration after pleading guilty to malfeasance in office, intimidation of a witness and simple battery in a case involving two high school students.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 12:06 pm
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Entertainment, retail, housing are what the people want

Residents were given the opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the future of St. Charles Parish at a series of seven Community Vision Forums.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:19 am
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Parish financials clean, audit reveals no problems

Hahnville - Auditors Stagni & Co. have given St. Charles Parish’s 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report an unqualified opinion, dubbing the report “clean” for the most recent fiscal year. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Bikers can sign up for scenic poker run to festival

LULING - United Way of St. Charles is currently accepting registrations for its upcoming ‘Ride United’ Poker Run scheduled for Sept. 26. Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:03 am
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Waterford deals with hostile crisis during drill

Residents driving down Highway 18 were no doubt surprised to see emergency responders in the parking area near Waterford 3 on Aug. 27, but it wasn't a real crisis situation at the nuclear plant, it was just a drill.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:02 am
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Krewe of Lul rolling Saturday
Krewe of Lul rolling Saturday
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With more than 50 units and an estimated 250 riders lined up to roll, the Krewe of Lul promises the kind of fun that draws family and friends to the parade and back to the area.